According to the written confession of Shozo Tsukutani in October 1954, he was born in Tottori Prefecture, Japan in 1894. During Japan's aggression against China, he served as chief of Secret Service Division, Shenyang Police Department and chief of Police Division, Police Department of Chengde, Rehe Province of the "Manchukuo".
April 1936: arrested 78 people, "interrogated them with most brutal acts such as bloating water into their body, beating, clamping their fingers together with iron bars in between, etc."; Later, 11 party members among them were sent to the Procuratorate and 4 were sentenced to death;
After June 1939: ordered the subordinates "to destroy 500 households (with 500 residents) and construct 10 tribal groups".